Heather DeSantis, IRCC speaks to MPPs

On Monday, April 15, Heather DeSantis, Director General of International Affairs at Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada spoke to the students at the Max Bell School of Public Policy. The students appreciated her career advice on getting into the public service, especially her journey from studying Canadian studies to a career in security and foreign policy.

Published: 17 Apr 2024

Core faculty Pearl Eliadis receives 2024 MAA Distinguished Service Award

Each year, the McGill Alumni Association (MAA) recognizes alumni, friends, students, faculty, and staff whose commitment has significantly impacted alumni life, the University, and/or the community. The honorees stand out for their impressive contributions and achievements in service to McGill, the MAA, and their respective communities. 

Published: 16 Apr 2024

Youth Assembly Report on Digital Rights and Safety

In June 2023, the Centre for Media, Technology, and Democracy brought together 35 young people from all across Canada to discuss how to improve online safety for themselves and future generations. This Youth Assembly on Digital Rights allowed them to connect with each other as well as academic experts and policymakers on how to promote the safety, well-being, and flourishing of Canadian youth online.

Published: 14 Nov 2023

The Dean of Shandong: In Conversation with Daniel A. Bell

October 12, 2023 | On October 10, Daniel A. Bell visited the Max Bell School of Public Policy to give an insightful discussion on his book, The Dean of Shandong. Professor Bell has a distinguished career as a political theorist who has attempted to understand and to convey to English-speaking audiences, the role that Confucianism has had in explaining many developments in Chinese society and politics. This visit was presented by the Katharine A.

Published: 12 Oct 2023

Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship speaks with Max Bell Students

October 3rd, 2023 | The Max Bell School of Public Policy was honoured to receive Christiane Fox, Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship.

Published: 3 Oct 2023

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences 

September 1, 2023 | UN Special Rapporteur Mr. Tomoya Obokata visited Max Bell School of Public Policy to examine issues of contemporary forms of slavery in Canada, including its causes and consequences.

Published: 5 Sep 2023

Law professor Daniel Weinstock appointed to the Order of Canada | Reporter McGill

July 26, 2023 | Daniel Weinstock among seven other members of the McGill community were honored by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, on 30 June and has been appointed a Member of the Order of Canada (OOC).

Published: 2 Aug 2023

Jennifer Welsh and Supriya Dwivedi are part of the Canada 2020 Advisory Board for 2023-2024

June 28, 2023 | Canada 2020 has recently announced their Advisory Board for 2023-2024 that will help generate innovative ideas and spark debates about how to seize this once-in-a-generation opportunity to build a better future for all Canadians.

Published: 1 Aug 2023

Government of Canada announces $5.5m to create Canadian Digital Media Research Network at McGill, UofT

Montreal, QC (June 7, 2023) — The Government of Canada has announced $5.5 million to create the Canadian Digital Media Research Network (CDMRN), a first-of-its-kind research community in Canada aimed at strengthening our information resilience and safeguarding our democracy.

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Published: 7 Jun 2023

Minister of Justice visits the Max Bell School of Public Policy

On May 25, the Max Bell School of Public Policy was honoured to receive the Hon. David Lametti, Canada’s Minister of Justice and the Attorney-General of Canada. The Minister spoke to the entire cohort of students in Law, Human Rights and Public Policy, a core course in the MPP program.

Published: 2 Jun 2023

Professor Jennifer Welsh launches new podcast

Max Bell School of Public Policy Professor Jennifer Welsh has launched a new podcast series.

You can listen to Tour de Table with co-host with Frédéric Mérand (Chair, University of Montreal, Department of Political Science).

Published: 8 Mar 2023

Pearl Eliadis appointed to the Official Language Rights Expert Panel

Max Bell School Associate Professor Pearl Eliadis, has been selected to the Official Language Rights Expert Panel of the federal Government’s Court Challenges Program (CCP).

The objective of the CCP is to provide financial support to Canadians to bring before the courts test cases of national significance that aim to clarify and assert certain constitutional and quasi-constitutional official language rights and human rights.

Published: 13 Jan 2023

Appel à une réforme du droit afin de protéger les femmes victimes de violence conjugale | Collectif québécois pour la prévention de l’itinérance

Montréal, le 25 novembre 2022. – En cette Journée internationale pour l’élimination de la violence à l’égard des femmes, le Collectif québécois pour la prévention de l’itinérance (CQPI) présente des recommandations concrètes de réforme du droit québécois pour mieux protéger les victimes de violence conjugale.

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Published: 25 Nov 2022

Jennifer Welsh named 2022 Royal Society of Canada Fellow

September 6, 2022 | The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced 102 new Fellows and 54 new Members of the College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists. Among the 2022 cohort are fifteen McGill researchers and scholars, including eleven RSC Fellows and four new Members, who will be inducted at the RSC Celebration of Excellence and Engagement on November 25, 2022, in Calgary, Alberta.

Published: 6 Sep 2022


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